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Medical Coding
Does anyone know if the medical coding ICD-9-CM is online the print in the book is so small I am having a hard time looking my codes up for my test
November 25, 2008 by Debbie

Medical Coding
four steps that should be followed to ensure accuate icd coding
June 16, 2011 by Cindy Brylka

Medical Billing & Coding
This 32-year-old female patient was admitted with intractable partial epilepsy after an MRI showed mesial temporal sclerosis on the right side with hippocampal atrophy. The neurosurgeon carried out a selective amygdalohippocampectomy with intraoperative electrocorticography. ...
November 1, 2013 by Arlene

Medical Billing & Coding
This patient was admitted when MRI revealed cerebral aneurysm. After admission, a cerebral angiogram was performed and showed nonruptured arteriosclerotic aneurysm of the anterior cerebral artery. An aneurysmectomy by anastomosis was performed using Marlex graft replacement. ...
November 1, 2013 by Marcelo

Medical Coding
What is the ICD-9 code for acute and chronic tonsillitis?
November 22, 2007 by Robert

medical billing and coding
What is the icd 9 cm code for chronic cholecystitis and cholelithiasis?
January 7, 2014 by eddy

Medical Billing and Coding
The patient was brought to the ER and then admitted because of acute alcohol inebriation. The diagnosis is acute and chronic alcoholism, continuous. What codes are assigned? ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code(s) with POA Indicator:________________________ ICD-10-CM Code(s):________________
November 1, 2013 by Lisa

Medical Coding
What is the ICD-9 Code for respiratory failure due to myasthenia gravis?
November 22, 2007 by Robert

Medical coding
What icd-9 procedure code is used for a hemilaminectomy medial facetectomy and foraminotomy?
November 18, 2012 by Janet

medical coding
What is..in the ICD-10-CM may be synonyms or provide a list of various conditions included within a code classification
September 3, 2012 by Beth

Medical Billing and Coding
This 19-year-old college student was brought tot he ER and admitted with high fever, stiff neck, chest pain, cough, and nausea. A lumbar puncture was performed, and results were positive for meningitis. Chest x-ray revealed pneumonia. Sputum clutures grew Pneumococcus. Patient...
November 1, 2013 by Arlene

Medical Coding 2
What codes are assigned for a patient admitted for an azathioprine I drug-induced aplastic anemia (initial encounter)? The patient has peripheral neuropathy of multiple joints of the lower extremities secondary to severe rheumatoid arthritis. ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes with POA ...
September 12, 2014 by jackx2

medical billing and coding
This 35-year-old female patient has carcinoma of the upper-outer left breast. She had a lumpectomy performed and a sentinel lymph node biopsy of the axillary lymph node. The pathology report for the lymph node states no pathological change. What codes are assigned in this case...
July 27, 2013 by emtswife

medical coding and billing
a patient is brought into the ER for attempted suicide and given iv drugs including glucagon and gastric lavage and aspiration and then transferred to psych facility what are the medical codes used for the facility services? i don't want answer i just want to know if you ...
September 10, 2011 by Anonymous

Medical Coding 1
I need help with these last 3 questions. 1. Your asked to code the condition diabetes mellitus. Explain the basic coding steps in locating the proper ICD-9-CM code for this condition. 2. The patient had metastatic carcionma from the prostate to the pelvic bone. What are the ...
May 15, 2012 by Alisha Meyer

medical billing and coding
When using ICD-9-CM codes, there are four main steps that should be followed to make sure that the code is an accurate description of the diagnosis. Using the Library and other outside references, list and describe the four steps necessary to establish the proper ICD-9-CM code...
March 12, 2009 by Tammy

Introduction to ICD Classification and Reimburseme
Electronic medical records have been becoming increasingly common in the health care industry. As a result, the issues that surround the confidentiality of a patient’s medical record have come into question. Identify and discuss the major law that governs patient privacy and ...
November 8, 2010 by Tamara

Medical Coding
What is the ICD-9 Code for uremic neuropathy; neuropathy de to uremia?
November 22, 2007 by Robert

writing
Iam writing for the medical coding positon at Greenwood Leflore Coding service because my experience with my son stay in the hospital. My passion for medical Coding arose due to his illiness. His diganoses for his conditon
May 21, 2012 by willie

medical coding
This patient was admitted for treatment of a traumatic left second metatarsal fracture. The fracture site was opened and reduced, followed by placement of tree internal Kirshner wires. Two pins were then placed, and an external fixatror frame was connected to the pins to ...
October 15, 2013 by Ace234

medical billing
need the icd 9 diagnosis code and ms drg along with the icd 10 and icd 10 pcs codes what code is assigned for a patient admistted for azathioprine I drug induced aplastic anemia the patient has peripheral neuropathy of multiple joints of the lower extremities secondary to ...
July 30, 2013 by Anonymous

Medical Coding
What is the ICD-9 Code for full-thickness defect, skin of right alar. The patient has a history of malignant skin neoplasms?
November 22, 2007 by Robert

medical coding
What are the ICD-9-CM codes for azathioprine drug induced aplastic anemia with peripheral neuropathy of multiple joints of the lower extremities secondary to severe rheumatoid arthritis
September 27, 2013 by Anonymous

Medical coding
Which of the following would be coded within the HCPCS Level II series code range of A4206-A8004? A. Ambulance ride to an emergency department. B. Artifical Kidney machine c. Commode chair d. Sterile needle HCPCS Level II drugs are listed mainly in which of the following ...
February 7, 2013 by arlene

Medical Billing & Coding
The ICD-PCS system uses a tool coders have never used before. What is it? a. Incisional biopsy b. excisional biopsy
October 31, 2013 by Arlene

Medical Billing and Coding
The patient was admitted with increasing shortness of breath, weakness, and nonproductive cough. Treatment included oxygen therapy. Final diagnoses listed as acute respiratory insufficiency and acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Which of the ...
November 1, 2013 by Lisa

Medical Billing
Hi. I am working on my Final Project for my medical billing class. I am filling out a CMS-1500 form. The teacher has instructed us to code ONLY the diagnosis code CATEGORIES, NOT the ICD-9 code. I am confused about what the code CATEGORY is? We are coding HIV, AIDS, and Kaposi...
December 18, 2010 by Myself

medical terminology
I'm taking the medical terminology course and I'm at the part of the course that is working with ICD 9 CM codes. I'm in Chapter 2 of the Medical & Dental Associates, P.C. Insurance Forms Preparation work book and now I'm trying to do the exercises but I can't find the coding ...
January 16, 2011 by gabby

medical coding/billing
I need help finding the ICD-9-CM code for excision of left flank tissue mass. Layered closure measuring 4cm with margins prior to excision?
November 13, 2012 by bp

Health Care/Medical Coding
How are medical coding, physician, and payer feees related to the compliance process?
June 27, 2011 by Maria

need help for medical coding 1
can anybody tell me if they received an examination booklet of medical coding 1, exam 1, lessons 1-3 and medical coding 1, exam 2, lessons 4-6 from penn foster college. because i didn't received any one of them i only received the final examination booklet. i was wondering if ...
June 5, 2011 by marie

MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING
I need some help finding the ICD-9-CM code for Excision of lrft flank soft tissue mass with layered closure measuring 4cm, with margins prior to excision?
December 2, 2012 by BP

thesis
I am writting on Exploring Medical Billing and Coding; Is this a strong thesis?: As I explored today’s medical industry, I have found that Medical billing and coding is a much higher paying job in demand.
May 17, 2010 by terry

medical terminology
I'm taking the medical terminology course and I'm at the part of the course that is working with ICD 9 CM codes. I'm in Chapter 2 of the Medical & Dental Associates, P.C. Insurance Forms Preparation work book and now I'm trying to do the exercises but I can't find the coding ...
January 16, 2011 by gabby

Medical Billing & Coding
This 65-year-old chronic cigarette smoker for the past 40 years was admitted to the hospital with acute exacerbation of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She has a history of anxiety syndrome due to hypothyrodism, and it maintained on medications for both the anxiety ...
November 1, 2013 by Arlene

Medical Billing and Coding
This 65-year-old chronic cigarette smoker for the past 40 years was admitted to the hospital with acute exacerbation of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She has a hsitory of anxiety syndrome due to hypothyroidism, and is maintained on medications for both the anxiety...
November 1, 2013 by Lisa

Medical Coding
Using ICD-10-CM. The patient was admitted with abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant. Workup included an EGD that showed mild erosive gastritis and abdominal ultrasound was positive for gallstones. What is the diagnosis? Needs 2 answers.
February 18, 2014 by Jessie

medical coding True or False
Please check my answer thanks The coding supervisor is interviewing candidates for a new out patient coding position the JOB DESCRIPTION will assist bthe coding supervisor in this process I said true
May 1, 2008 by saretha

medical Billing and coding
How do i start off a research paper on medical billing and coding? please help.. It is worth 200 points in class
April 27, 2010 by Mrs.brunson

Medical Coding ICD-9-CM
A 75-year-old male presented to the ambulatory surgical unit for a cystoscopy. The patient's complaint was hematuria. A transurethral diagnostic cystoscopy was performed. No acute or abnormal findings were determined to be the cause of his hematuria. The patient was sent to ...
July 5, 2011 by Donna

medical billing
what codes are assigned for a patient admitted for an azathiopring i drug induced aplastic anemia? the patient has peripheral neuropathy of multiple joints of the lower extremities secondary to severe rheumatoid arthritis. icd 9 cm diagnosis codes with poa indicator and ms-drg...
July 25, 2013 by Anonymous

Medical biling and coding
can someone please help with this question 16. Which of the following is true about the ICD-10-CM? A. An eighth character was added. B. There are combination diagnosis/symptom codes. C. There are limited injury codes. D. There's additional information relevant to inpatient ...
March 13, 2013 by Tamika

Medical Coding
A 12-year-old boy presents with his father to the ER due to open wounds to his arm' hand, and upper leg. The injury occurred when the boy fell on a barbed-wire fence at the farm while running. Diagnosis: Multiple open wounds to the right forearm, right hand, and left thigh. ...
January 13, 2013 by Julie

Medical coding 2
32-year old female was burned by hot grease in her kitchen 1 week ago, she is seen in the hospital-based wound clinic for large dressing changes on both upper extremities following second-degree burns to both arms. This is accomplished without requirring anesthesia. Can anyone...
January 22, 2013 by Billie

ICD 9 CM CODING
CERVICITIS TUBERCULOUS HOW DO I CODE THIS
August 10, 2012 by LYKEITHIA

college medical coding please help!
Discuss coding for obstetrics, including items covered by the global fee for antepartum and postpartum periods of normal pregnancy. If a patient suffers multiple burns, describe the correct coding sequence. Explain how evaluation and management (E/M) codes are grouped.
December 10, 2009 by jessica

Medical coding
HELP! I need some resources to help with coding HCPCS-CPT codes
December 8, 2008 by Debbie

medical coding
can anyone help ? what is the result of an erroneous coding of a neoplasm or a web site that might help thanks
December 13, 2008 by uknown

medical billing in coding
the first step in coding is to read the record for the purpose of
May 30, 2012 by michelle

Medical Coding/Billing
PROCEDURES: Excision of a 2.5 cm hemangioma on the waistline with extensive undermining and closure. Excision of suspicious 1.5 cm lesion of the left ankle with extensive undermining and closure. How would you code this ICD-9-CM Procedure code
February 27, 2012 by Steffen

Medical Coding
I can not find the difference in the official coding guidelines for outpatient and inpatient v codes
March 15, 2009 by Kelli

medical coding
can you differentiate the official coding guidelines for using V codes in an inpatient and outpatient setting
July 2, 2009 by rita

Medical coding 2
Can someone tell me the answer for part I I trauma and poisoning coding exercise 5.100
December 31, 2012 by Mhel

medical billing and coding
coding that is inappropriately altered to obtain a higher payment rate is called
June 9, 2014 by toya

coding
What is the difference between ICD-9-CM codes and MS-DRGs?
May 19, 2012 by joan

medical coding
differentiate between the official coding guidelines for using V codes in an inpatient & outpatient setting.
August 1, 2009 by Sherry

college
Hi, I just want to make sure I am doing this assignment correctly.The question is: How are medical coding, physician, and payer fees related to the compliance process? I believe that they are related because the medical coding specialist is required to know what the patient's ...
November 14, 2010 by Aly

college
Hi, I just want to make sure I am doing this assignment correctly.The question is: How are medical coding, physician, and payer fees related to the compliance process? I believe that they are related because the medical coding specialist is required to know what the patient's ...
November 14, 2010 by Aly

medical billing and coding
differentiate between the official coding guidelines for using v codes in an inpatient and outpatient setting.
April 7, 2009 by ann

medical coding and billing
differentiate between the official coding guidelines for using v codes in an inpatient and outpatient settings
October 24, 2009 by lisa

medical coding & billing
the differnce between the official coding guidelines for using V codes in an inpatient and outpatient setting
November 14, 2009 by sharon

Expert Medical Coding
Can anyone help me with some coding assignments
July 26, 2011 by Adria

medical coding 1
where can i find info on the differents between the official coding guidelines for useing V codes in an inpatient and outpatient setting thanks for the help
December 10, 2008 by uknown

medical billing and coding for college
differentiate between the official coding guidlines for using v codes in an inpatient and outpatient setting
April 7, 2009 by ann

Medical coding
Which of the following is true about the ICD-10-CM? A. An eighth character was added. B. There are combination diagnosis/symptom codes. C. There are limited injury codes. D. There's additional information relevant to inpatient encounters. unsure of answer? What category can ...
June 20, 2012 by james

medical billing and coding
Discuss coding for obstetrics, including items covered by the global fee for antepartum and postpartum periods of normal pregnancy.
April 7, 2009 by ann

medical billing and coding
discuss coding for obstetrics, including items covered by the golbal fee for anterpartum and postpartum periods of normal pregnancy
July 13, 2009 by angela

Medical Coding and Billing
Discuss coding for obstetrics, including items covered by the global fee for antepartum and postpartum periods of normal pregnancy.
December 9, 2009 by Jessica

Medical billing and coding
Discuss coding for obstetrics, including items covered by the global fee for antepartum and postpartum periods of normal pregnancy.
August 5, 2010 by Len

medical coding and billing
discuss coding or obstetrics, including items covered by the global fee for antepartum and pospartum periods of normal pregnancy
September 22, 2010 by Marty

Hipaa and medical coding
What affects does HIPAA have on medical coding? I have a project to do on this, can you help me out?
June 2, 2009 by eugenia

Medical Billing and Coding
This is a 71-year-old female admitted with a complaint of right-sided weakness. She denies any fever, shortness of breath, cough, headaches, or chest pain. Patient has NIDDM, controlled by diet. Patient currently smokes. Mild right-sided paralysis was found on physical ...
November 1, 2013 by Lisa

college Medical coding 1
If a patient suffers multiple burns, describe the correct coding sequence. This is what i came up with from reading. Can someone look at my answer? The correct coding sequence is to assign seperate codes for burn sites. Catergary starting with the hightest degree of the burn ...
February 2, 2009 by Debbie

Medical coding and Billing
Which of the following might constitute breach of patient-doctor confidentiality? A. Medical assistant phones patient to convey test results B. Medical assistant looks at patient’s medical records C. Receptionist with no medical training makes appointment for patient D. ...
May 27, 2009 by Stacy

intermediate icd 9 cm coding
What are the codes for Intrauterine pregnancy, spontaneous delivery, single live born?
July 25, 2011 by rachel

medical coding
when are abbreviations acceptable,who should use htem and why in the medical field
September 18, 2011 by sue

Medical Billing and Coding
Had to develop a paragraph using clear, varied sentences containing concrete words and transitions or connectives to create a logical flow. Need assistance in the following paragraph that describes on particular experience I had that inspired you or guided you to chose that ...
December 10, 2013 by Tanya

Medical coding and billing
How can eliminating medical abbreviations reduce errors?
December 11, 2008 by Mikki

medical billing and coding
how will employees in the medical office have to be trained regarding privacy
June 19, 2010 by soad

medical billing and coding
What medical codes do I use for this? 1.Staphylococcus aureus infection of tranplanted kidney.
November 29, 2011 by Yolanda

coding
icd-9-cm injury code and e codes for motor vehicle accident due to loss of control, and crashing into a fence
December 4, 2013 by Anonymous

Medical
A patient was admitted with acute atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response and also in heart failure with pulmonary edema. The patient was digitalized to reduce the ventricular rate and given intravenous Lasix to reduce the cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Identify the ...
August 23, 2012 by Chey

Medical coding
Please indicate all ICD-9 diagnosis and procedure codes for the coding scenarios. In addition, assign the POA indicator for each diagnosis code. 1). A patient is admitted with IDDM, out of control. The patient is administered insulin in an attempt to regulate the blood sugar. ...
March 28, 2014 by Frannie

writing
please tell me if this sounds ok. I am responding to the advertisement posted on your website. I understand you are looking to hire a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist at your Voorhees location. I worked as a Repricing Coordinator for almost four years at Insurance ...
March 30, 2011 by jacqui

English
Write one paragraph of eight to twelve sentences informing your fellow students of your reasons for wanting to earn your diploma in the program in which you're enrolled, particularly in terms of your career goals. For example, why did you decide to take the Medical Billing ...
August 27, 2011 by Abdullah

Medical Coding and Billing
I need help I have to write a research paper on compare and contrast Mac vs PC. Which one is better for the medical field and Why? I don't know where to start looking can you please help me
June 12, 2011 by Susan

writing sentences and paragraphs
Paragraph 1 Background You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one ...
February 22, 2010 by me too

Medical billing and coding
Under major medical insurance, $250 must be paid before the company assumes liability.Who is responsible for paying this $250?
April 1, 2009 by TAC

Medical Office
As a medical office manager what is a fun slogan or buzzwords that I could use to help my employees to remember the coding process the types of procedures and each three CPT categories?
May 15, 2013 by judy

writing
Can you help me with this proofing? Does it sound correct and flow nicely from sentence to sentence? 1. The Certified Coder position offered by Skaggs’s Regional medical Center, exactly matches my recent training and career goals. 2. I became intrigued with medical coding ...
July 16, 2010 by Anonymous

medical coding
a physician provides an office consultation for a new patient. the history and examination levels are comprehensive and the medical decision making is of high complexity. what is the correct code for this situation? A.99254 B.99244 C.99255 D.99245
May 8, 2011 by billy

medical office management and office practice
your a coding supervisor interviewing for a new outpatient coding position which will assist you in this process Department procedures or job description I fell that it is job description but not sure can anyone help please
April 8, 2009 by uknown

Medical Billing and coding
Mary needs medical coverage. Where should she start looking for information to determine her eligibility? A. The local hospital social services department. B. Her employer C. The federal government web site D. The state in which she lives
April 1, 2009 by TAC

medical billing and coding
A physician provides an office consultation for a new patient. The history and examination levels are comprehensive and the medical decision making is of high complexity. what is the correct code for this situation?a. 99245 b.99255 c.99254 d.99244
February 5, 2012 by gt

Medical Coding and Billing
which type of audit may be conducted within a practice setting to expose billing problems? External, Internal, OIG, or FBI Why would a coder want to take special precaution when coding the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?
December 9, 2009 by Chad

Introduction to ICD Classification and Reimburseme
The Internet has become a very popular research tool for patients to research different health care conditions and possible treatment options. Now, more than ever, patients are becoming more informed of their medical conditions from sources other than their physicians and ...
November 8, 2010 by Tamara

Medical coding 2
Physician performed an aspiration thoracentesis on a patient in observation status in the hospital. The patient has advanced lung cancer with malignant pleural effusion. Later the same day, due to continued accumulation of fluid. the patient was returned to the procedure room ...
January 22, 2013 by Billie

medical coding
Gladys Swain slipped from a sidewalk curb and twisted her right ankle. Because of the severe pain she was suffering and the inability to bear weight on the foot, she sought treatment at her neighborhood hospital emergency department. The treating physicians were fairly ...
March 14, 2012 by Trinity

medical coding
a 50 year old new female patient has had a sore throat and head congestion for five days. the physician performs an expanded problem-focused history and examination and straightfoward medical decision. What is the correct code for this service?
January 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Medical Billing and coding
You own a company in a state where state funds aren't mandated for employee health insurance. What's one option for providing your employees with health care coverage for work related injuries? A. Medical plans B. Referrals to other network groups C. Medical savings plans D. ...
April 1, 2009 by TAC

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